Adding Hundreds

Grade 2, Grade 3

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Math & Movement

Activity Instructions

Hand a student a hundreds block. Have the student figure out where to put the hundreds block on the mat. Have the student figure out how the numerals at the top of the mat change after one hundred has been added to the hundreds place. Continue to give the student hundreds until there are ten hundreds blocks. Ask them, “What happens to the thousands place? What happens to the hundreds place?” (Answer: The numeral in the hundreds place becomes zero and the numeral in the thousands place increases by one.) Modify the activity and repeat by subtracting hundreds.

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